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There are 4 ways to get from Sarnia to Ottawa by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Sarnia (YZR) to Ottawa (YOW) YZR - YOW

$119 - $437

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Sarnia to London
  2. Take the bus from London, ON to Toronto, ON
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON

$80 - $183

2 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Sarnia to London
  2. Take the train from London to Toronto
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Ottawa

$154 - $303

Drive  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Sarnia to Ottawa 452.6 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Sarnia to Ottawa is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 8 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sarnia to Ottawa is to fly which costs $150 - $600 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sarnia to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Sarnia and arriving at Ottawa via London and Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 53 min.

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The distance between Sarnia and Ottawa is 599 km. The road distance is 724.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sarnia to Ottawa without a car is to train which takes 9 h 53 min and costs $200 - $400.

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Sarnia to Ottawa, including transfers.

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Sarnia to Ottawa train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Sarnia station.

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The best way to get from Sarnia to Ottawa is to fly which takes 3 h 37 min and costs $150 - $600. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $200 - $400 and takes 9 h 53 min.

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There is no direct flight from Sarnia Airport to Ottawa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 9 min and has one stopover.

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Sarnia to Ottawa train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Ottawa station.

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Map of how to get from Sarnia to Ottawa.
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  • Distance: 374.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 37 min

What companies run services between Sarnia, ON, Canada and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

Air Canada flies from Sarnia to Ottawa every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sarnia to Ottawa via London and Toronto in around 9 h 53 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Sarnia to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Sarnia to Ottawa via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Sarnia to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$17 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Train from London to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$65 - $95
Train from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$90 - $130
Business
$110 - $160
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from London, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$15 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$27 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $45
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from London, On to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45

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Yes, the driving distance between Sarnia to Ottawa is 724 km. It takes approximately 8 h 4 min to drive from Sarnia to Ottawa.

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Air Canada offers flights from Sarnia Airport to Ottawa Airport.

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There are 235+ hotels available in Ottawa. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sarnia to Sarnia Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $26 - $32.

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